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The City of Milwaukee is committed to supporting the health, wellness and safety of its employees and their families. The City’s Wellness program includes a wide range of programs, services and resources including an onsite wellness center, traveling wellness center sites, year round coaching, access to registered dieticians, educational sessions, group fitness classes and department specific initiatives as well as an onsite Workplace Clinic and Injury Prevention Clinic. The City's goal is to establish a workplace culture that enhances employee lives and offers all the tools necessary to meet employees wherever they’re at on their road to good health, making sure employees are well at work, well at home and well into retirement.

Update 3.18.20:  Due to the latest developments with the COVID-19 outbreak, the City is taking every precaution to keep employees safe, including temporarily suspending all in person health and wellness programming (aside from the Workplace Clinic).  Telephonic and virtual options will continue to be available.

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FastCare Clinics Closed Until Further Notice

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, Froedtert Workforce Health is taking steps to allocate provider staff where it is needed the most and will be closing all FastCare Clinics until further notice effective March 17, 2020. Please call your primary care provider or utilize virtual visits through UnitedHealthcare or other virtual care options to get the care you need. If you have symptoms (fever, cough or shortness of breath) or COVID-19 concerns, please call your provider BEFORE visiting a health care facility. The onsite Workplace Clinic remains open.

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New Text Messaging Service for Benefits and Wellness Updates

Sign up to receive City benefits and wellness updates via text message! Both employees and spouses are eligible to register. To opt in, use shortcode 97211 and keyword MKEbenefits and answer a few questions to register. This service is completely voluntary and employees/spouses can unsubscribe at any time. No replies can be sent through this service. Contact derbenefits@milwaukee.gov or derwellness@milwaukee.gov for questions or call 414-286-3184.

COVID-19 Updates

Click here for important information from DER regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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Say Hello to Sanvello - UHC Behavioral Health App

Sanvello is an app that offers techniques to help dial down the symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression - anytime. The premium version of this app is available to UHC members at no additional cost and includes daily mood tracking, coping tools, guided journeys, personalized progress, and community support.

 

Health and Wellness Resources Currently Available

In a time of uncertainty, it is important to take care of yourself. The following health/wellness services are still available to employees and spouses to help during this time. All employees and spouses are encouraged to take advantage of these resources.

Onsite Workplace Clinic in the Zeidler Municipal Building

Call 414-777-3413 for an appointment

The Workplace Clinic continues to be open to employees and spouses—call first before visitingAppointments are required for anyone visiting the clinic or coming as a walk-in.

Workforce Health

To schedule a telephonic appointment, visit www.workforcehealth.org/cityofmilwaukee and locate the “Healthy Rewards Program” heading. Click on “schedule onsite health & wellness programs”. Questions, call 414-777-3410.

Coaching with health educators:

  • Resiliency and stress management tools
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  • Discover helpful sleep practices
  • Time management skills and solutions
  • Find positivity and gratitude during difficult times

Registered Dietitians:

  • Meal planning tips
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  • How to create balanced meals
  • Tips for cooking at home
  • Cooking on a budget
  • Ability to guide you to credible cooking tips and resources
 

UnitedHealthcare Onsite Nurse Liaison

For telephonic appointment, call 240-549-9879 or email mari.cohn@uhc.com

  • Help with chronic condition management such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and asthma 
  • Questions regarding Virtual Visits and how to access this service
  • Assistance with issues or questions with medical and pharmacy claims
  • Identify and find appropriate levels of care
  • Questions on managing medication refills

 

 

 

 

 

Onsite Employee Assistance Program

Contact the EAP coordinator at 414-286-3145.

Brief telephonic consultation to address:

  • Anxiety
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  • Stress symptoms
  • Parenting/family or marital problems
  • Alcohol/substance misuse
  • Legal or debt/financial resources

Needs assessment with appropriate referral(s):

  • Ongoing counseling/treatment
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  • City of Milwaukee benefits/programs
  • Community resources

Voya

If employees have questions call toll free 844-360-MDCP (844-360-6327) or email DEFCOM@milwaukee.gov.

  • Telephone appointments are available with local Voya representatives
  • Schedule an appointment via the online scheduler: https://bookvf15.timetap.com/ (Employees are eligible to receive Healthy Rewards points for these meetings.)
 

UnitedHealthcare EAP

  • UnitedHealthcare insured members may also utilize UHC EAP at 800-942-4746 24/7 for referrals to behavioral health providers, legal and financial resources.
  • Emotional support line is available for all covered members 1-866-342-6892
  • Virtual behavioral health visits are also an option for UHC covered members
    • UHC covered members may go to www.myuhc.com and long on with their HealthSafeID, click on “Find a Doctor” and then “Mental Health” to start the process.

 

 

 


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Contact Us

Workforce Health
Wellness Program Administrator

General Information: (414) 777-3410
City's onsite clinic appointment: (414) 777-3413
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